The Travel Reimbursement rates for 2008 are as follows:
The Internal Revenue Services (IRS) has announced the standard business mileage rate in effect for expenses incurred in calendar year 2008 as .585 cents per mile. Therefore, for mileage driven beginning July 1, 2008, employees will be reimbursed at the rate of .585 cents a mile.
The 2008 maximum meal reimbursement rate is $46.00 per day for each completed 24 hours of travel. This rate is only to be used for the full 24-hour period traveled an only actual expenses are to be reimbursed.
The following maximum reimbursements are established for fractional parts of the day and any combination claimed is not to exceed the maximum allowance established:
Please note that the total of these allowable reimbursements is more than the allowance, which is $46.00 per day. These fractional amounts are not to be used when claiming reimbursement for travel of 24 hours or more.